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Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 6:00pm EDT
at los angeles international airport. an u.s. drone strike kills the leader of a pakistani taliban. and the prime minister of iraq asks president obama for more help in ending violence in his country. ♪ >> there are still plenty of questions after a shooting at one of the nation's busiest airports. it happened near a security check point. terminal three at los angeles international airport, one tsa agent was killed, three others were wounded. the gunman was taken into custody after a shootout. officers. the investigators say they don't think anyone else was involved. >> we believe at this point that there was a loan shooter, that he acted at least right now, he was the only person armed in this incident. >> brian rooney joins us live from los angeles international airport. brian, good to see you. if you would, bring us up to speed for the very latest. >> reporter: the airport, tony, is still mostly shutdown. occasionally a flight lands but there is none taking off. i think a passenger just passed me. there was a stream of passengers coming by on the rode way going into the airpor
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 4:00pm EDT
stories. >> a gunman shoots seven people at los angeles international airport. iraq's prime minister meets with president obama to ask for help and weapons against al-qaeda. >> so there are many more questions than answers at this hour after a gunman open fired at one of the city's busiest airport. police say several people were shot. a tsa agent was killed. the gunman was taken into custody. police believe the gunman acted alone. >> we believe at this point that there was a lone shooter, that he acted at least right now he was the only person armed in this incident. >> brian rooney joins us on the phone from los angeles international airport. give us the latest. the latest information that you have from the scree the scene. >> reporter: the biggest question right now who the shooter is. obviously officers know but they haven't told us who the shooter is. he shot his way through the screening area of the terminal and went into terminal three where there was a gun battle. they did not say how many shots might have been fired, but six people were injured and taken to the hospital. right now
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 11:00pm EDT
are following. >> terminal 3 chaos. this is what it looked like inside los angeles international airport after a gunman opened fire. one tsa agent was killed, several wounded and the shooting could have been worse. tonight the story from inside lax and the reaction from the suspects new jersey home town. >> targetting the taliban. this man was the most wanted in pakistan. today a u.s. drone strike killed him. more on the operation and why the c.i.a. was eager to launch this one. putting the pieces in place for high speed rail. california is moving forward with a project that will create jobs and connect los angeles and san francisco. how do you convince kids to stay in class? in alaska a school district is trying what some call bribery. we'll take a closer look. clues clues [ ♪ music ] >> across the united states over the past 24 hours there has been deadly shootings in new york, rowley north carolina, houston texas, hollywood california to name a few. when there's a shooting in a place with a lot of people and major security it will get a lot of attention. that was the case at los angeles
Al Jazeera America
Nov 27, 2013 7:30pm EST
is there such a stigma surrounding those who are overweight? joining us from los angeles is jeanette de patti, also known as the fat chick. she's a certified aerobics instructor. and the author of big fat lies and virgie tovar. fat girls on life, love and fashion. and before we get started i want to know, if this is your first time watching the stream we do things a bit differently here in order to get diverse voice he on the show we use skype, not always beautiful but allows us to reach all sorts of compelling voices and communities. virgie, going to you, kids at the age of 3 are developing a bias against overweight people, full disclosure again, i was a husky child growing up. every day for me in elementary school was like world war iii, even the kid who ate paste used to make fun of me. why is being overweight that one trait that is seemed to be okay to mock and condemn? >> first i want to say, i really, really relate to your experience, my version of the paste eaters, the reason why in my opinion is it's the newest manifestation much a long against people of color and women, as really really impactin
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 11:00am EST
recently moved to los angeles from a small new jersey town. >> i didn't have issues with him or anything. he was a really nice guy. a bit loner, introvert but i would never expect him to do something like this. >> reporter: the police chief is speaking on behalf of the suspect's family. >> we don't know what happened in l.a. we don't know and they don't well know either. they want to turn the stones over and try to find out. it's very emotional for the whole family. >> reporter: the fbi said ciancia had no previous record, and it's not clear why he targeted tsa officers. but authorities say he was ready to die in the attack. erica er ferrari, al jazeera. >> authorities say that he illegally bought his memories l.a. >>> in the deadly mall attack in kenya, four suspects accused of entering the country illegally. they werillegally. the al-qaeda-linked group al-shabaagroupal-shabab claiming responsibility for the attack. >>> reporters were interviewing a leader of the rebel group in mali, that's when they were abducted. >>> former republican presidential candidate saying he's unhappy with ho
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
cases. >>> the fbi looks for a motivate for the shooting at the los angeles international airport. many who knew him describe the suspect as a loaner. erica ferrari reports. >> reporter: a picture snapped of terrified passengers hiding in a bathroom stall while a gunman open fired. the suspected shooter, 23-year-old paul ciancia startinged transportation security agents. >> he made a conscious decision tto kill multiple tsa employees. >> reporter: he also shot two others, both who are recovering. the fourth victim, a passenger, was hit in the leg. moments before the attack the police say ciancia's friend dropped him off at the airport unaware of his plan. a criminal complaint filed saturday in federal court said that he had a duffle bag containing a smith and wesson assault rifle, and at least five magazine seen full of ammo as ws a letter addressed to the tsa directly. classmates were stunned at the news. >> he was always a shy guy. he kept to himself. he walked around by himself. he didn't talk to anybody at all. >> ciancia's former roommate paints a similar picture of the out of work
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 6:00pm EDT
. >> los angeles international airport has completely reopened a day after a tsa employee was killed in terminal 3. the shooting put lax on lockdown, disrupting travel plans for more than 160,000. brian rooney joins us live from lax. authorities say everything is back up and running. are passengers still seeing delays? >> it's very busy here at los angeles international. a lot of people had to be rerouted. there's a clog, but all the terminals are open, including terminal 3 where the shooting was. they are sorting out the aftermath, not to speak of the luggage. >> piles of luggage were evidence of travel chaos. the airlines were reuniting passengers with their bags. amanda schroder was still wearing the clothes she travelled with. >> they had so much luggage, they didn't have time to scan it. >> family and friends mourn the lose of 39-year-old hernz r the first -- gerardo i. hernandez, the first tsa agent to die undertaining k his duty. >> he was a great guy, he was proud of his son that played football, how big his son was, and his daughter. >> the man police say was the shooter, 23
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 8:00pm EDT
new jersey. it's a little sketchy he may have been living in los angeles but he was from new jersey. >> have police been able to stitch together by talking to eye witnesses what the motive was in all of this? >> they are not confirming to us, he seems to have been targeting tsa agents. he asked people if they worked for the tsa and letting them go if they were not. the police and fbi are not confirming to us that he had something against the tsa. zpl. the tsa officer who was killed apoors to bappears to be the fis shot. was at the podium checking credentials when he started. >> just until recently they used to have the airport police in front of the checking station. but they moved it in front of security so a officer can respond in seconds. this incident could have been a hot worsa -- lot worse if the or was stationed in the rear as they were a few weeks ago. >> we are looking at the video of people being moved thank you terminaterm -- through termina s there anything in particular that stood out about this suspect's nco? >> only that he was a white man. we heard he may have been w
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
story may not be uncovered. >> the suspect in friday's shooting at los angeles international airport was able to answer critical questions after he was shot. law enforcement officials said paul ciancia said a friend dropped him at the airport, but he acted alone. paul ciancia killed a t.s.a. employee and four others. >> older americans are against proposals that would cut social security benefits. 60% of americans 50 and older do not want the government to change how it determines cost of living. 60% are against raising the elegibility age. and 60% say benefits should not be reduced for seniors with high n. >> what does a small california town have in common with villages in costa rica, japan, sardinia and greece? they are all blue zones, with the longest living people in the world. jennifer went to the only living blue zone in the states to find out. >> 60 miles east of los angeles you mind the see of lomalinsor. it's a university town, one of five places around the world where people live measurably longer, healthier lives. >> the day we met this man, he mowed his lawn and tended
Al Jazeera America
Nov 11, 2013 11:00pm EST
are trying to help any way they can. a filipino grocery store in los angeles taking donations. residents from a filipino community are donating food and even their own clothes to family members struggling with the storm's aftermath. >> clothes shoes and a lot of you know cans and also noodles. easy to eat. >> the relief effort is only the beginning of a long road to recovery. juan carlos molina al jazeera. >> to find out how you can help the victims log onto our website, aljazeera.com click on the typhoon haiyan tab and you'll find a lot of resource he on the right side of the page. >>> heavy thunderstorms dumping more rain on the philippines. kevin corriveau, are kevin. >> if we are going to see anything bigger but this is going to stay as a tropical disturbance. pushing over the central part of the philippines. what it's going to do once it guess into the south china sea, it will develop into a tropical storm but we'll watch this carefully. rescue and relief efforts that's going to make some issues there. for haiyan well, that is now gone. notice the clouds right there over parts of china m
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 7:00am EDT
motives to open fire at the los angeles airport. >> the taliban names a new leader a day after pakistan's most wanted man was killed by a u.s. drone. >> when you're hungry, it's hard to learn if you don't have everything you need. >> a lesson from seattle - how students' test scores are rising despite poverty. >> day of the dead - paying homage to the past and preserving a legacy for the future. >>> hello, welcome to al jazeera. i'm morgan radford, live from new york. >> parts of los angeles international airport are still closed nearly 24 hours after a deadly shooting rampage. police are trying to figure out why 23-year-old suspect paul ciancia whipped out an assault rifle, killing a tsa agent and wounding several others. >> investigators are following leads suggesting that paul ciancia had antigovernment sentiment and was targetting the tsa. brian rooney has more. >> cell phone video obtained by tmz caught the moment when panicked travellers at los angeles international airport ran for the door away from the gunm gunman. >> police identified the gunman as paul ciancia, and he pulled a
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 6:00am EST
... >> washington... >> detroit... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. on inside story, we bring together unexpected voices closest to the story, invite hard-hitting debate and desenting views and always explore issues relevant to you. ♪ welcome back, i'm stephanie and these are the top stories at this hour. after spending hours in a cairo courtroom the trial of ousted president mohamed morsi wrapped up for the day and not in session until the new year, morsi and 14 officials of the muslim brotherhood are charged with murder against political opponents and pakistan will review the relationship with u.s. after a drone strike killed the leader of the pakistan taliban. parties in the country want to stop nato supplies to afghanistan because of the strikes. the man accused in the shooting in the la airport told police he acted alone. as the f.b.i. looks for a motive details remerging of the suspect and described those who know him as a loaner and we report. >> a photographer snapped this picture of terrified passengers hid
Al Jazeera America
Nov 30, 2013 11:30am EST
up gates and landing slots in seven major airport including new york, los angeles, and ronald reagan washington airport in washington, d.c. those slots will go to lower cost carriers. american must now sell 104 take-off and landing slots. >> we expressed potential reduction in competition that the merger would potentially empose. >> the justice department initially blocked the deal fearing competition. but in a statement the attorney general eric holder sought to reassure fliers. r re- reassure flyers. >> passengers still have concerns. >> i just have a feeling it always happens, every time there is are a merge there are is a rate increase. >> i think with less competition it means that it may drive flight rates up. >> since 2005 when u.s u.s. airways acquired u.s. west there had been a string of increases. and two of the smaller carriers, southwest and air tran merged as well. joining us now from dallas, rick ceni, an air traffic analyst and ceo of fair compare, a website dedicated to getting the best flight deals. in the studio, douglas kidd director of the national association of
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 11:30am EDT
... >> detroit... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. >> from our headquarters in new york, here are the headlines this hour. >> al jazeera america is the only news channel that brings you live news at the top of every hour. >> a deal in the senate may be at hand and just in the nick of time. >> thousands of new yorkers are marching in solidarity. >> we're following multiple developments on syria at this hour. >> every hour from reporters stationed around the world and across the country. >> only on al jazeera america. [[voiceover]] every day, events sweep across our country. and with them, a storm of views. how can you fully understand the impact unless you've heard angles you hadn't considered? antonio mora brings you smart conversation that challenges the status quo with unexpected opinions and a fresh outlook. including yours. >> welcome back to "inside story." we're continuing our discussion about president obama's second term. with us is simon rosenberg. from new york, jay lefkowitz, and lara brown of george was
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 11:00am EST
to this point. the 23-year-old was raised in this new jersey house and lived in los angeles 18 months. unanswered are questions about where he got the gun, why he targeted t.s.a. officers and whether he was mentally stable. >> there's a host of video we are going through, we are examining that. there's a tremendous amount of evidence we are kimming. >> if convicted -- we are going through. >> if convicted paul ciancia faces the death penalty. >> not everyone is on board with the idea in kosovo. >> for the people of kosovo casting a ballot is more than determining a winner. it's the first time polls covering the entire territory has been organised by the government. it is hoped that it will smooth a path to the i-e.u. membership. a steady influx of people entered polling stations to work out who will be the next mayor. >> translation: these elections are important. it's important it is being held in the north. >> translation: we are talking about local elections. we need more young people, especially in the municipal assembly. it's important for voices to be heard. >> a short walk over
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 12:00pm EST
. >> murder charges have been laid against paul ciancia, the man that opened fire in the los angeles international airport. new detail emerged about the shooting leaving one t.s.a. dead and other wounded. the shooter was clearly intent on taking out his rage on t.s.a. agents. investigators found a note he allegedly wrote saying he intended to target t.s.a. screeners. next - an update on our top story and saying goodbye to an american hero, a true pioneer. story and saying goodbye to a >>> welcome back to al jazeera america. here is a look at your top stories. . major developments on syria coming out of a meeting between secretary of state john kerry and egyptian officials. the leaders came up with an initiative on the crisis in syria for the geneva ii conference. it will be given to the arab foreign minister later today. >> fact stan is ree -- pack stan is re-evaluating its relationship with the united states after a drone strike killed a top taliban official. >> and charges laid against paul ciancia, for the shooting rampage at los angeles international airport. >> two kenyans won t
Al Jazeera America
Nov 26, 2013 11:00pm EST
years ago in the "the los angeles times." she joins us from santa barba. how was he a big figure for the hollywood studios and spying for israel? >> well, he does them both very well. he does them with a great deal of charm, a kind of boyish almost gamine-like charm and a great deal of determination. when the charm does not work out he knows how to get his way. arnon milchan began his career in the 1950s. he gravitated to a restaurant in tel aviv where interesting people were, and found his politic political n. >> che. these were all men who would become figures in israel. that became his groove. to this day i would argue that chimon pervez is probably his best friend. he built a solid career. part of that business was about the acquirement of arms. >> was he a major arms dealer or was it something he did out of alooejens or friendship for israel? >> well, one precedes the other. arnon milchan's self distribution is, "i am a patriot, i love israel and anything i can do to support israel i will do." that's his perspective and context. through the '70s, '80s, and "90s, he helped is
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 4:00pm EST
filed against the man opening fire in los angeles airport. new details are emerging about the shooting that killed a tsa agent and wounded several others the suspect is unresponsive and unable to talk, according to the f.b.i. he was wounded in the face by police officers at the end of friday's gun battle inside lax terminal three. investigators say a note inside his bag gave insight to his frame of mind. >> he made a conscious decision to kill multiple tsa employees. he addressed them at one point in the letter and stated that he wanted to, quote, instill fear into their traitorous minds. >> the f.b.i. says he shot tsa agent gerardo her and ines and went up the elevator and came down and shot him again, killing him. his widow spoke to reporters. >> he was a wonderful husband, father, brother, son, and friend. he would have been 40 next week. i am truly devastated, and we are all heart-broken and will minutes him dearly. >> the federal complaint says he used a smith and wetson assault rifle and wounded two police officers and a civilian in addition to killing hernandez. the f.b.i. says
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 7:00am EST
. >> authorities filed murder charges against a man they say opened fire inside terminal 3 inside los angeles airport. officials say the shooter ignored ticket and baggage handlers, but was intent on taking out his rage on t.s.a. agents. brian rooney has more. >> the suspect paul ciancia is unresponsive and unable to talk, according to the fbi. paul ciancia was wounded in the face by plifs at the end -- police officers at the end of friday's gun battle at lax terminal 3. a note inside paul ciancia's bag gave insight into his graham of mind. >> he made a decision to kill multiple tas employees. he addressed them at one point in the letter stating he wanted to "ipp still fear into their traitorous minds." >> the federal bureau of investigation says paul ciancia shot gerardo i. hernandez at the screening checkpoint, went up the elevator, came down and shot gerardo i. hernandez again, killing hip. his widow spoke to reporters. >> he was a wonderful husband, father, son and friend. he would have been 40 next week. i am truly devastated. we are all heartbroken and will miss him dearly. >> the feder
Al Jazeera America
Nov 13, 2013 11:00pm EST
posting. in the national league the winner is los angeles dodgers clayton kershaw, leading the nl or tied in the categories of era, shut outs and strike-outs. coming up in 20 minutes more on the top story. the highsman trophy contender investigated for sexual assault. >> poised to make history, a confirmation hearing and the challenges facing her. >> a cry for help from a town. people think they are being punished for being too prepared for the storm. >>> welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm john siegenthaler in new york. here is a look at the headlines - the secretary of heath and human services insists the affordable care act marketplace is working. the department's official numbers are a disappointment. the administration says fewer than 27,000 sign said up using the federal website last month. another 79,000 rolled in the 14 states that offered their own health care exchanges. >> tragedy at camp pendle tonne in southern california. four marines were killed whilst handling explosives. the cause of the accident is under investigation. the pace of relief efforts is picking up in the p
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 11:00pm EDT
the suspect in the shooting at los angeles international airport. officers say paul ciancia opened fire on a t.s.a. agent, walked away briefly and returned to shoot him again. the 23-year-old allegedly left a note clearly saying he was targetting security screeners. joining us live from lax is brian rooney. what else have we learnt today? >> well, we have learnt a few more details. there is surveillance video of the incident. they have not released it publicly. the public made a call for video made inside the terminal. paul ciancia faces charges, in the meantime, that could bring him the death penalty. >> the suspect paul ciancia is unable to talk, according to the federal bureau of investigation. he was wounded in the face by police officers at the end of a gun battle inside lax terminal 3. a note inside paul ciancia' bag gave insight into his frame of mind. >> he made a concess decision to kill multiple t.s.a. employees. he addressed them saying that he wanted to, "instill fear in their traitorous minds." >> paul ciancia went up the elevators, came down, shot gerardo i. hernandez again, kill
Al Jazeera America
Nov 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
from miami to los angeles and that could save some lives. >> is it just hearts or can they do other organs as well. >> yes. right now they are using it with lungs and the liver. they are trying to hit all of the major organs. each one is quite different. the heart is different from the lungs. the way they see the icu in the future. it's not going to be a room to if yofullof patients it's goinga room full of or gangs. gangs -- organs. >> will they have blood with it. >> yes. you need the donor blood with t. what do they cost? i'm sure they are expensive. >> they used to carry around coolers with ice. >> i believe it's around $100,000, but i will say, what is the cost of the life. >> . >> it needs a power source and iruns on batteries. >> it's a one time use and once they become commercially available the price will go down. >> what is it like to touch a beating pig's heart. >> it was amazing. one thing that stood out i'm touching the life force of an animal that is attached to a machine. it's the juxtaposition of technology and something warm and beating in my hands. >> again repeat
Al Jazeera America
Oct 31, 2013 10:00pm EDT
presidents in two years. >> we have the director of the square, she joins us from los angeles, and an actor that is featured out there. he is also in l.a. i thank you both for joining us tonight. this is a deeply personal film from you, you are from america, but you were raised near this square. what made you decide to drop everything, go to egypt, and start making this film? >> well, i grew up in egypt, and i was actual loi in egypt when a couple of months before all of this started in january of 2011. i was there for november, december, and january. and i made a film previously about the protests that were happening from the point of view of three women. so i was very aware of some of the building frustration that existed, and there was no place that i would rather have been. if i wasn't a filmmaker i would have been there as a protester, but because i like to go into films asking questions, i wanted to be there with my camera asking questions and finding compelling characters that the world would fall in love with to experience the story through. >> you certainly found them. and your cam
Al Jazeera America
Nov 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >> why are they leaving? where martin has stayed, outside of los angeles, now when he said he would mead, allegations next week in l.a. nfl news, denver broncos head coach, has been in the mid of cardiac surgery. no time for his return. charlotte's bobcats, are not saying when clifford will return to the game. are coming up a little bit later in sports we'll talk more about incognito and tonight's action in the nba. >> is it really in the best interest, i'm ask are former u.s. security advisor. and to contact the centers and the luzon >> no power, no communications. at least 100 people are confirmed dead. that number is going to grow. more than 200,000 jobs created in october, despite fears that the government shutdown would damage the economy. the unemployment rate ticked up to 7.3%. >> i want to emphasize there is not an agreement at this time. but the p-5 is work hard. >> iran says the talks have been productive so far. russia is expected to join the talks tomorrow but no deal yet. as negotiations come down to the wire, i spoke to dr. disg dg brzezinski. there has been some indirect d
Al Jazeera America
Nov 25, 2013 11:30am EST
option, changing senate rules to limit the filibuster. joining us from los angeles tonya at kerr of council for the law firm of goldburg loan steen and weather wax. she clerked in the 9th u.s. circuit of appeals. and from providence, rhode island. richard is the author of "defending the filibuster soul of the senate." he intent 34 years as a staff member including 30 years in the u.s. senate. >> i think it is long overdue. let's put rah little bit -- let's give a little context to what the democrats proposed here. and this is precisely the same mechanism that republicans threatened to deploy. in 20006 -- i'm sorry, 2003 when my friend miguel astray da, very conservative, but the democrats filibusters him, a bipartisan group of 14, 14 senates came together and said we are going to stop this process. we are going to let the president's chosen nominees go through, miguel estrada of course withdrew, but what we see in the process it's been common deered by the minority. and i think certainly the constitution does not suggest that 60 votes in the super majority is ryed for presidentia
Al Jazeera America
Nov 30, 2013 11:00am EST
to the pacific northwest. if you're traveling in the seattle area you'll run into rain. we had rain in los angeles yesterday. mostly cloudy here today but the clouds will be breaking up, and you'll see plenty of sunshine as we track into tomorrow. richelle. back to you. >> back to auburn for the iron bowl. it doesn't get much bigger than that, does it, michael? >> reporter: yeah, bragging rights for a year on the line here in alabama. we'll tell i couldn't this year's game is so significant. >> welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm richelle carey. let's take a look at today's headlines. syria's war has created a growing humanitarian crisis in the middle east. 2.2 million people have fled syria and taken refugee in other countries. half of them are children. >>> one person has died in protest in thailand. three others injured after gunshots went off in clashes between pro and anti government demonstrators. and today is the obama administration's deadline to fix the healthcare.gov website problems. the goal is for the site to handle 50,000 users at one time. >>> it's one of the biggest co
Al Jazeera America
Nov 15, 2013 11:30am EST
gates and landing slots including new york, los angeles, and ronald ragan washington national airport. washington, d.c. at ragan airport, american must now sold 104 landoff and taking slots. >> we have expressed the concerns that the merger would potentially impose. >> the justice department initially blocked the deal, fearing it would hurt competition. and after securing concessions the deal was cleared for takeoff. >> eric holder sought to reassure fliers. this has the potential to shift the landscape, by guaranteeing a bigger foothold for low cost carriers this settlement insures airline passengers will see more competition on nonstop and connecting routs throughout the country. the passengers still have concerned. >> every time there's a merger there's a rate increase. >> with less competition, it means that it may drive flight rates up. >> in 28, delta joined forces with northwest, in 2010, united couples with continental, and two years ago, two of the smallest carriers southwest and air tran merged as well. all of these mean there will now be four big carriers controlling 70% of
Al Jazeera America
Nov 16, 2013 3:30am EST
that affects consumers. let's go to the university of southern california public policy in los angeles. they're allowing these policies to exist and they're not going to be canceled. what does it mean for consumers in the end? >> well, there is a real question whether the president's state policy will have a meaningful affect, whether or implemented. the national association of insurance commissioners have come out and said we don't know how this is going to work. more over, we view having a different sets of rules going into the marketplace that is detrimental to the overall system. >> would you agree there are those who say, look, the best course is to just stay the course. every plan for the benefit of everybody must have these requirements, the ten requirements that were in the piece we just saw, in the end that's better for everyone because then it makes the system work faster? >> well, there is certainly an argument to be made in that along those lines. i don't believe it's clearcut. the argument in favor is that if we had very bear bones plans, the healthy people will gravitate to tho
Al Jazeera America
Nov 18, 2013 11:30am EST
... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. ♪ >> welcome back to "inside story." i'm ray suarez. we're continuing our discussion on same-sex marriage in america, and lee, i'm wondering with the addition of illinois and hawai'i to the list, has all the low-hanging fruit been picked? are the games from here on out going to go tougher? >> well, i wouldn't refer to some of the previous states as exactly low-hanging fruit. it's taken a lot of work. but yes, it's going to get tougher. right now we're waiting for a decision from the highest court in new mexico around whether their constitution demands marriage equality. but after new mexico it gets tougher. we're looking at a lot of states with constitutional amendments. on the other hand the 2012 election results showed that we can win at the ballot box, and people are gathering signatures in oregon to be on the ballot to repeal that state's constitution amendment. but the work will be more difficult moving forward. >> a third of americans, that's over 100 million people who live in a state where same
Al Jazeera America
Nov 4, 2013 2:00pm EST
? the only blue zone in the u.s., to find out. >> 60 miles east of downtown los angeles, you'll find the small city of loma indians live. loma. where people live measurably longer lives. >> i'm now 99 years old. >> the day we met ellsworth warren we found him tending his garden. what's more remarkable, just four years ago he retired from a long successful life as a heart surgeon. >> i could do heart surgery right now. >> then we found 84-year-old jim warren exercising in the pool. >> 77-year-old began taking exercise. >> there are times you can't move another foot. and then you stop and say oh yes ircan and i keep moving. >> ellsworth, jim and ida aren't just extremely active seniors, they're seventh day adventists, that celebrate the seventh day saturday as a day of rest. practice rigorous exercise at any age. they also encourage eating a plant based diet with plenty of nuts, seeds, grains and beans. and then there's the focus on a day of rest. each week, church members observe the sa sabbath from sunn on friday to sunrise on sunday. >> it gives me a time when i can think on spiritu
Al Jazeera America
Nov 9, 2013 12:00am EST
salvo thursday night as police arrested more than 50 protestors outside a los angeles walmart. it was the largest protest yet. higher wages from that large big box retailer, most walmart workers earn less than $25,000. one of the arrested workers is richard reynoso, and ronald springs from the afl-cio. richard, you were trying to get yourself arrested? >> i was more than happy to get arrested for cause. the labor movement is you know it's really important to not just as economy, but to everybody who's actually affected by it. >> is it just the wage that bothers you? you're make i understand $9.80 an hour. >> yes. >> and is it just the wage itself that's an issue for you? it's also about health care right? >> yes, most definitely. it's the health care and the retaliation that we suffer from management on a daily basis. >> this is a very tough time. dr. sprigs when you see a young man like richard, 20 years old, $9.80 an hour, not enough to move out on his own, back home with his mom, what does that tell you what's happening with our economy? >> the economy isn't working for ame
Al Jazeera America
Nov 11, 2013 11:30am EST
... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. >> welcome to al jazeera america, i'm del walters. these are the stories that we're following for you. america pays tribute to its veterans president obama laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at arlington national cemetery in remembrance of those who have served. >>> trying to get aid to the survivors of at a phenomenon haiyan in the wake of the devastation there. >>> and talks over iran's nuclear program ends without agreement, and now some are talking about even tougher
Al Jazeera America
Nov 1, 2013 12:00pm EDT
, a high speed rail system. people will be able to travel to los angeles to san fran in less than two hours. the system will then expand to sacramento to san diego, stretching over 800 miles by the time it's finished. the central valley is the state's most depressed region, and has some of the highest unemployment rates in the country, well above 10%, and with 7 million residents it is larger than some 38 states. militia chan has more from fresno. >> reporter: not much happens in the industry of fresno. sitting in the middle of the state, some say in the middle of nowhere. it's residents have long felt neglected in downtown and on its outskirts are signs of the daily struggle. but in this part of california things might be picking up speed. ♪ >> reporter: this is the future. a vision of an electric, high speed rail whipping through town, an ambition project for a state in love with automobiles. >> by connecting the central valley we would be connecting all of california together. >> reporter: this doesn't look like the kind of place you would expect the first high-speed rail system to be
Al Jazeera America
Nov 12, 2013 11:00am EST
of duty. eric holder is along those expected to attend. the public service will be held in los angeles. police say several other people were wounded when the gunman opened fire. the shooter is still in the hospital after being wounded by police. >>> garbage piling up in the streets of madrid. 6,000 garbage workers walking off the job more than a week ago. >> start with one issue education... gun control... the gap between rich and poor... job creation... climate change... tax cuts... the economy... iran... healthcare... it goes on and on... ad guests on all sides of the debate. and a host willing to ask the tough questions and you'll get... the inside story theses are strait forward conversations, no agenda, just hard hitting debate on the issues that matter to you ray suarez hosts inside story only on al jazeera america ♪ >>> welcome back to al jazeera, i'm del walters. here is a look at today's top business news. it has been a quiet start to trading on wall street. right now the blue chips are down some 25 points. investors taking a bit of a breather today after those two consecuti
Al Jazeera America
Nov 29, 2013 1:00pm EST
... >> detroit... >> detroit... >> chicago... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. take a new look at news. >>> welcome back. a recap now of the top stories on aljazeera. >>> the interim president of egypt says that he will pardon 21 women who had been arrested and can the charged with blocking roads and damaging can the property. >>> chinese state media says that its air force has scrambled fighters to follow japanese and u.s. aircraft that had flown through an area of disputed airspace over disputed islands. >>> thousands of people out on the streets of the capital of the ukraine to protest a decision by their president not to sign a deal with the eu. the president opted for closer ties with russia with commitments from georgia and azerbaijan to the eu. >>> nigeria has extended a state of emergency for another six months of a government clashes with rebels. as we hear next, some residents are not pleased with the extension. >> reporte
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 4:00am EST
murder charges against a man who they say opened fire inside tear at los angeles international airport. police say paul ciancia was dropped off at lax before he opened his bag, whipped out an assault rifle and shot gerardo i. hernandez. paul ciancia walked away only to return and shoot gerardo i. hernandez again. killing the veteran and father of two and injured others. the 22-year-old is in police custody at a hospital and could face the death penalty. >> the healthcare.gov is down again for maintenance right now. technicianses have been repairing it since seat. google and oracle experts will have been consulted. >> for those of you happy to get an extra hour of sleep - here is something else to look forward to this morning - a solar eclipse. a rare crescent-shaped sound will be visible for those living on the east coast. it will move across the atlantic, and sweep across central africa. i'm morgan radford. thank you for joining us. see you again at 7am eastern. >> got evening i'm joie chen welcome to "america tonight sex th" theweekend edition. we have did h dedicated our attention t
Al Jazeera America
Nov 3, 2013 8:00pm EST
are learning more about the. los angeles international shooting. paul ciancia. he mentioned killing tsa agents and how easy it is to get a gun. a tsa officer was killed and four others were hurt in that rarampage. paul ciancia has been charged with murder and could face the death penalty. >> the leader of the m-23 rebels declared a ceasefire. as they retreat the troops are finding mass graves chess t cloe uganda border. the fighting is not yet over. >> this patch of bush next to a former m-23 rebel base looks like any other in eastern congo. something more sinister lies within. this seale sowed soldier leads n that was buried in a shallow grave. he died recently and the smell is unpleasant. hhe died with his arms tied behind his back and his legs tied. it looks like he was executed. are there were four more bodies visible in this hole. before heavy rain buried them in mud. there are many more in the surrounding bush. it looks like he was executed. nearby soldiers in villages say there were four more body visible in this hole before heavy rain buried them in mud. and they say there are many mor
Al Jazeera America
Nov 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
a partnership to expand microlending right here in los angeles, home of the largest number of small businesses in the country. so far they have loaned more than $400,000 to 63 entrepreneurs. >> overall, small business play a tremendous role with job creation, as well as just holding onto the entrepreneurial spirit that gives really light to the american dream. >> like i'm driving down melrose avenue, and one of those businesses is mine! and i'm 46 years old. and i'm getting a second chance at a new dream. >> a small business funded by a small loan can mean a big difference for thousands of entrepreneurs around the world. >> life-changing. >> and right here at home. jennifer london, al jazeera, los angeles. >> it's official this time to say good-bye to blockbuster. owners dish network is closing the last 300 stores and laying off workers. a dramatic end of a company that was once valued at $45 billion. the business couldn't compete with online rivals netflix and amazon. >>> all right jessica's back with sports and this story just keeps going, dripping dripping dripping more information every da
Al Jazeera America
Nov 11, 2013 4:00pm EST
.s. post office, the service started this past weekend in new york and los angeles. amazon says it hopes to have sunday delivery in many parts of the u.s. by early next year. >>> is the desktop become a shopping dinosaur? online sales from pcs rose 13% in the third quarter. that is down from 16% in the previous three months, meantime mobile e-commerce sales jumped 27%. come score says internet devices account for more percentage of online purchases. zak's investment services thank you for being on the program. >> thanks tony. >> we have seen record highs and today a couple of days last week as well, is this a sign that people think the economy is actually pretty good? >> you know, this is very -- it's a question, it's more philosophical than anything. i always get a kick out of the analysts that come on and quote a bunch of numbers. you can't compare now to any time in the past. a lot of people say this economic recovery has been abusy plal, but i think rks -- abysmal. but they are up 4% year over year. revenues which means sales are increasing, but you know what tony at the end of the d
Al Jazeera America
Nov 12, 2013 11:00pm EST
. hernandez was shot at the los angeles international airport. two other t.s.a. agents and a californian people were hurt in the attack. >> a deal signed off between american airlines and u.s. airlines - we have more. >> wheels up, merger of a carrier and americans allowed to take off after closed-door negotiations. >> it will eliminate overlapping routes that us air will share. it will make a more efficient airline. planes under sold on certain roots will be at capacity, driving the prices down. >> the department of justice, six state attorneys general and the district of columbia sued to stop the merger, concerned it would hurt consumer choice. they mild a lawsuit arguing that it should be scrapped on the grounds that if it went ahead 80% of u.s. aviation would be in the hands of four companies. but now the u.s.-american deal is back on. there's a price to pay for the mega-airline. landing slots and gates at several major airports including dozens at regan national apart and laguardia must be gip up to win anti- -- be given up to win antitrust approval. more access will be given in bos
Al Jazeera America
Nov 12, 2013 6:00am EST
to the bottom of the situation starts when he meets with martin in los angeles. >> i'm really disturbed by it because i care about the dolphins and players and johnson and martin and i care about our fans and hearing all this and it's been something very upsetting because it goes against something i really believe in and to hear charges and being part of it is something i find, something i can't live with. >> what needs to be done going forward after all of the stuff that has come out over the few weeks?. >> the nfl needs to complete the investigation and people want to see it and i want to see it and the coach wants to see it. because they all really care and are involved and so much being said and who knows what is true and what is not. with that being said, you know, personally i want to make sure that the type of racial slurs, harassment, you know, bullying doesn't occur in our team and our locker room or have anything to do with it. so i really thought you know i know what i would do, my first reaction is you can't come down on people because first of all you hear a lot of differen
Al Jazeera America
Nov 28, 2013 10:00pm EST
classics host frank mankiewicz joins us from los angeles, and is the host of "what the flick." good to have you back. bill, some of the biggest movies come at the end of the year. we are seeing a smash hit with "hunger game - catching fire", that'll be a hit. what other blockbusters? >> the sequel to the hob it "the deslation of fog", it ended with a dragon in the their. lee comes out of highing. on the other hand the hob it didn't do as well as i think. i think at the end of the year you see "the hunger games" and "the hob it" after "ironman 3." >> holidays are a big time for families to go to the movies. what are the best choices. i'm not sure that anyone remembers what happened at the end of the hob it. maybe i'm wrong. i works no, you tell me. frozen is a wonderful film. i have the standard for a kids movie, as to whether the adults can tolerate it. not only can they tolerate it, they can enjoy it. it could be a date night movie. it's an animated musical. 3d is terrific. it's a sweet story about sisters. >> that's cute. what about "walking with dino saurs 3d" that looks like what i'd go
Al Jazeera America
Nov 29, 2013 12:00pm EST
, in the last month or so. 50 arrests in los angeles recently. there is probably no end in sight to these wal-mart protests. del ? >> tomorrow is the government's self-imposed deadline to fix healthcare.gov, the white house promising it would be problem free by november 30th. time and time again, the deadline have come and gone. there have been so many glitches, some are once again calling for the affordable care act, itself to be scrapped. those exchanges had a rocky start when they opened back on october 1st, just 106,000 people signing up for coverage that month. the policies kicking in on january 1st, the administration now estimating 7 million people will sign up by the end of march. so that is when the enrollment period ends. >>> china dispatched fighter jets to patrol the air defense zone over the east china sea, calling it a defensive measure after the u.s., japan and south korea defied the claim by flying planes through that zone. still ahead, the fate of 2 million syrian children living in refugee examples and a new route of clark between protesters in egypt. >> watch the stream. >>
Al Jazeera America
Nov 22, 2013 12:00am EST
. at the university of california los angeles is very very similar. there are not too many black faces and we often feel isolated. do you feel that that lack of diversity is the root cause? that is certainly something that you bring up, the facts and figures in that video. >> yeah the lack of diversity is something that contributes to it. when you look at a lecture hall of 200 people, and there -- and you are the only one that looks like you, it becomes very difficult to function, because often times you get looks people assume certain things about your character, or where you are from, and there's a lot of societal pressure. so tyrell at your school, the number of black and hispanic students has dropped by a third from 2003, but as we heard it was pointed out at the ucla video, the pamphlets they are always this picture of diversity, looks like a bennieton add. >> absolutely is not the reality. yes, from 2006 to 2012, the black male -- or the black population at the university of michigan dropped almost 30%, and so -- yeah, that's where we are getting out with this campaign. for a school that valu
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